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Stories and information about intersex variations that need hormonal management, or variations that cause hormonal differences.

  • Five intersex people with congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Allie, Jubi, Mari, Bria, and Sophia

5 Intersex People on Growing Up with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

June 12th, 2020|

June is CAH Awareness Month. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia is the medical term given to one of the most common intersex conditions. We talked to five young people about their experiences with CAH, adrenal crisis, and growing up with intersex bodies. By Bria Brown-King   This essay is also available in Spanish, thanks to the translation

What Would I Have Been Like?

February 20th, 2017|

What Would I Have Been Like? Examining hidden preconceptions & perils of the Intersex Experience (#1) by Karen Walsh This question has morphed quite a bit over the years for me. It went from common little girl fantasies of being a traditional Mom & wife, through imagining what I’d be like if I didn’t have Complete

Can You Be Born Intersex Without Knowing? It Happened to Me

October 26th, 2016|

Is it possible to be intersex without knowing? I discovered I was intersex by watching a Buzzfeed video. By Irene     My doctors never talked to me. And my father kept everything secret from me for 7 years. Last year I discovered the truth because of the “What It's Like To Be Intersex” Buzzfeed